Writers Retreat Workshop 2017
WRW May 6 - 13, 2017
Oblate Retreat and Conference Center
San Antonio, TX
Thirty-five writers will join us from around the nation and world in San Antonio.
Will you be one?
Author and Instructor Lisa Cron (Wired for Story, Story Genuis)
Thriller novelist Daniel Palmer (Delirious, Forgive Me, Mercy (with his late father Michael Palmer) )
Mystery and thriller author Reavis Wortham (Red River Mystery Series, and in 2017 Sonny Hawke series)
Author and Instructor Les Edgerton (Bomb, Hooked (WD), The Bitch)
Author, Instructor and Editor Carol Dougherty
Author, Instructor, Editor and Program Director Jason Sitzes
And More Exciting Agents, Editors, Authors TBA in Coming Months....
"I had a great time — really one of the best workshop experiences I’ve ever had, and I loved the students; great group."
-David Corbett (WRW Instructor 2016. Author: The Art of Character, The Devil Prayed and Darkness Fell)
WRW 2016 featured a brilliant staff including...
Author and Instructor David Corbett (The Art of Character, The Devil Prayed and Darkness Fell)
Author Reavis Wortham (Dark Places, Vengeance Is Mine)
Literary Agent Michelle Johnson of Inklings Agency.
Author (Children of the Drought series) Arianne"Tex" Thompson
Author Instructor Les Edgerton (Bomb, Hooked (Writers Digest), The Bitch)
Interview with Joe Lansdale
Author and Editor-in-Residence Carol Dougherty
WRW Program Director, author, instructor Jason Sitzes
WRW Coordinator Lisa Willars-Pirc
Be sure to visit our Event Page for full workshop info.
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Your story, your writing, your writing life. For over twenty-five years that has been, and continues to be, our focus.
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WRW 2014 was an inspiring, brilliant event. The staff was giving, participants worked hard and were equally giving. Our final night, beside a campfire (burning some dead pages), the week was complete.
WRW 2015 was a smashing success. Our eight days in San Antonio featured NYC Literary Agent and WRW friend Donald Maass, Author and Dark House Press Editor-in-Chief Richard Thomas, Author and Instructor Les Edgerton, Author and Instructor Matthew Brock, Author and Editor-in-Residence Carol Dougherty, WRW Co-Founder and Author Gail Provost Stockwell, WRW Program Director, author, instructor Jason Sitzes, WRW Coordinator Lisa Willars-Pirc